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Bulloch 911 helps Bryan 911

Two Bulloch County 911 operators volunteered to man calls today during the funeral of Bryan County sheriff's Deputy Robert "Bobby" Crapse, killed Friday in a head-on collision with a driver traveling in the wrong direction on Interstate 95.

June 18, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - The 'skinny' behind 80 East land clearing

I am very fortunate in that I have a lot of "eyes in the sky" so-to-speak. Not much happens development wise in this area that someone doesn't ask me about it.

June 18, 2012 | | Local


Attack of the apartments

After three years in which only one new apartment complex was built, Statesboro's apartment community is about to experience a major boom as three new developments are slated for construction in the next several months.

June 18, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Camp Lawton archaeological project receives Leadership In History Award

Georgia Southern University's Camp Lawton Archaeological Project has been selected by the American Association for State and Local History as a 2012 Award of Merit winner by the Leadership in History awards committee.

June 16, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Cooking up a healthier way of life

Holding a paring knife, Glynn County Schools nutrition manager Georgie Futch slowly turned a tomato into a rose as she spun the fruit in her hand, practicing garnishing skills she learned Thursday at Georgia Southern University.

June 16, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bi-Lo raises $3,300 for Paul Anderson Youth Home

Several area Bi-Lo stores recently raised more than $3,300 for the Paul Anderson Youth Home in Vidalia. The Bi-Lo stores in Statesboro, Metter, Sylvania and Vidalia joined forces to raise the money and presented the gift from Bi-Lo Charities. Bi-Lo has supported community charities for the each of the past 27 years. The Paul Anderson Youth Home is a Christian residential home for troubled young men seeking an alternative to incarceration. It also offers training resources and parenting conferences for families. Visit www.payh.org for more information.

June 15, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Area businesses closed in gambling raid

Several businesses in Candler and Emanuel counties were locked down Thursday as an investigation into illegal gambling unfolded.

June 15, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bryan County deputy dies in I-95 wreck

An early Friday morning crash claimed the life of a Bryan County Deputy on Interstate 95 in Chatham County.

June 15, 2012 | Bryan County News | Local


Georgia Southern to host murder mystery dinner

Georgia Southern University will host its first murder mystery dinner theater event of the year next week.

June 14, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


State ethics agency to meet today

ATLANTA - The state ethics commission is set to meet Friday and will discuss complaints involving Gov. Nathan Deal that are now at the center of two lawsuits by a pair of former agency employees.

June 14, 2012 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Bulloch County fire fees might rise

Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch made several recommendations to the county commissioners in the group's first review of the proposed 2013 general appropriations budget.

June 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Georgia Southern names new provost

A Georgia Southern University dean is about to get a significant promotion.

June 13, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Residents say no to discharge permit

SPRINGFIELD - The message was clear Tuesday night as people interested in the Ogeechee River demanded that Environmental Protection Division officials not issue a discharge permit to a textiles plant many have blamed for two fish kills within the past year. The first occurred in May 2011, killing tens of thousands of fish. A year later, dozens were found dead on Memorial Day.

June 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man charged with molesting girl, 6

Statesboro police arrested a man accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl who is related to him.

June 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Where do all the flags come from?

Two organizations are responsible for more than 600 flags that will appear in front of homes and businesses around Statesboro on Flag Day, and for hundreds of flags that go up on various special days throughout the year.

June 12, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


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Billy Hickman named Humanitarian of the Year

Touted for a genuine love for his hometown, the 2018 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year Billy Hickman credited his friends and family for helping ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Felton challenger for District 5 BOE seat

Mary Felton, Ed.D., a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to be a "voice for the voiceless ...

April 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Awards tonight

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards Banquet will be held tonight at the Nessmith-Lane Building on the campus of Georgia Southern ...

April 03, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


SPD officer, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

Statesboro Police Department officers are wearing shrouded badges this week after the death of an advanced patrol officer and his wife early Sunday in what ...

April 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Business and friendship in Statesboro

Lisa Hanna retired from cutting, perming and coloring hair Thursday, closing The Haircutters in downtown Statesboro after doing the hair of some of her first ...

April 02, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Downtown's top supporters receive 'Bricks'

Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority held their annual meeting at The Hall last week.

April 02, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro police officer killed in apparent murder-suicide

An advanced patrol officer with the Statesboro Police Department was shot to death early Sunday morning in what police officials say is an apparent murder-suicide.

April 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Martin seeks re-election to BOE in District 5

Glennera Martin, facing a challenge for a second term on the Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to continue work ...

March 31, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Reflections on Ga. legislative session

ATLANTA - While giving his retirement speech Thursday on the Georgia House floor, Republican Rep. Brooks Coleman reflected on a lesson he learned from Speaker David ...

March 31, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local


Missing man’s family pleads for information

The family of Willie James Jackson observed his birthday Friday, but there was no celebration. Jackson disappeared Sept. 10, 2015, and investigators are still searching ...

March 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rules for school volunteers a topic at ‘Speak Up’

While the schools are being more careful about access to students and classrooms, they could use more volunteers. That is the point behind the Bulloch ...

March 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro icon, mentor passes

When Charlie Olliff Square was dedicated in 2014 in the parking lot of then Sea Island Bank in downtown Statesboro, Garrett Nevil, who was chairman ...

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Last day of Legislature brings successes, disappointments

During the frenetic last-day activity Thursday at the General Assembly, state lawmakers failed to agree on a way to curb surprise medical billing.

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Duke runs for quality of life, public safety

Derek Duke, a candidate for City Council in District 5, says he wants to help protect and build on the quality of life that has ...

March 29, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Gov. Deal to speak at OTC commencement

Gov. Nathan Deal will be the keynote speaker for Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 commencement exercises to be held on Thursday, May 10, at Georgia ...

March 29, 2018 | | Local


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